Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also powerful

Check out today’s highest ranked highly intellectual and powerful movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are highly intellectual and powerful, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Hate U Give (2018)

Raised in a poverty-stricken slum, a 16-year-old girl named Starr now attends a suburban prep school. After she witnesses a police officer shoot her unarmed best friend, she's torn between her two very different worlds as she tries to speak her truth.

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2018-10-19 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall

Rating

rating icon 8.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    complex issue
  2. Ranked #2 for
    hot button
  3. Ranked #2 for
    societal issue

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2 Let Me Go (2018)

The film is set in the year 2000 following not only Helga and Traudi's journeys but the next two generations and how Beth, Helga's daughter and Emily her granddaughter are confronted with the long-term effects of Traudi's leaving. When Helga receives a letter telling her that Traudi is close to death, it is Emily with whom Helga shares the truth. Emily volunteers to accompany her to Vienna to meet the great-grandmother she thought was dead, and experience the unraveling of the darkest of family secrets.

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2018-05-04 | Drama

Cast

Lucy Boynton, Juliet Stevenson

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rating icon 0.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    utterly brilliant
  2. Ranked #2 for
    brilliant casting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    bated breath

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3 Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his defense attorney Hans Rolfe, but also from the widow of a Nazi general, an idealistic U.S. Army captain and reluctant witness Irene Wallner.

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1961-12-18 | Drama / History

Cast

Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster

Rating

rating icon 8.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    for deliberation
  2. Ranked #3 for
    flawless performance
  3. Ranked #4 for
    fundamental question

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4 Lad: A Yorkshire Story (2012)

After the death of his father, a teenage boy forms a healing friendship with a park ranger in the Yorkshire Dales

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2012-05-01 | Drama

Cast

Bretten Lord, Nancy Clarkson

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gorgeous scenery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful scenery
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tear-jerking

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5 Eeb Allay Ooo! (2020)

Hired as a monkey repeller upon moving to Delhi, a young man struggles to find his footing in his unenviable job and his place in the unforgiving world.

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2020-12-18 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Shardul Bhardwaj, Mahender Nath

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    eerie music
  2. Ranked #4 for
    firmly grounded
  3. Ranked #6 for
    spurting

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6 Bo Burnham: Inside (2021)

Stuck in COVID-19 lockdown, US comedian and musician Bo Burnham attempts to stay sane and happy by writing, shooting and performing a one-man comedy special.

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2021-07-22 | Comedy

Cast

Bo Burnham

Rating

rating icon 8.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling of isolation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    chef-d'oeuvre
  3. Ranked #1 for
    magnum opus

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7 Pink (2016)

A sexual assault victim, unjustly tried for the attempted murder of her attacker, is defended by a retired lawyer who challenges India's rape culture.

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2016-09-16 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    highly questionable
  2. Ranked #6 for
    society in general
  3. Ranked #8 for
    tunnel vision

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8 Haider (2014)

A young man returns to Kashmir after his father's disappearance to confront his uncle - the man he suspects to have a role in his father's fate.

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2014-10-02 | Action / Drama

Cast

Shahid Kapoor, Tabu

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    par excellence
  2. Ranked #3 for
    masterstroke
  3. Ranked #6 for
    stroke of genius

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9 Thappad (2020)

Amrita's life gets shattered into pieces when her husband slaps her at a party and this particular action raises several questions as to what her relationship stands for.

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2020-02-27 | Drama

Cast

Taapsee Pannu, Pavail Gulati

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    taboo topic
  2. Ranked #4 for
    sensitive topic
  3. Ranked #5 for
    female empowering

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10 David and Lisa (1962)

Teenager David Clemens develops a hysterical fear that he will die if he comes into physical contact with another person. Perturbed, David's overbearing mother places him in a home for mentally disturbed young people, but David remains withdrawn from the other patients and his psychiatrist. Over time, however, David grows interested in 15-year-old Lisa, who suffers from multiple personalities – one who can only speak in rhyme, and the other, a mute.

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1962-12-26 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Keir Dullea, Janet Margolin

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with moving moments
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with disturbed mind
  3. Ranked #2 for
    mentally disturbed

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